Finding Film part 13: ILFORD HP5 PLUS

Having finished my rolls of ILFORD Delta 100 and 400 Professional for part 12 of this series, I decided to carry on with the Ilford...

Finding Film part 12: Ilford Delta 100 and 400 Professional

Before I begin this month’s #FindingFilm, I’ll give you advance warning. Go and put the kettle on, make a brew, and settle in. This...

Finding film part 11: ILFORD SFX 200

Welcome back to another round of #FindingFilm! At the time of writing, it has been a while since I have been out with the...

Film review: ILFORD HP5 PLUS in 35mm, 120 and sheet formats

It is my opinion that some photographers mistakenly regard ILFORD HP5 PLUS and its predecessors to be a somewhat cheaper, lower quality response to...

Finding film part 7: Let there be light AKA a disaster...

Hello again, EMULSIVE readers. It’s been a while since I did one of these (having looked back through Lightroom, my last images were taken...

Finding film part 6: taking it slow with ILFORD Pan F...

Having had a lot of very average weather lately, I was delighted to see a weekend of sunshine! Not the kind where you get...

Long exposure film tests part two: ILFORD HP5+, ILFORD Delta Professional...

Welcome to part two of my long exposure test results. for part two I wanted to look at how higher speed films from ILFORD...

Finding film part 4: ILFORD FP4+ strikes back

Welcome back to my year long series discovering film stocks: finding film. This week’s article takes a slight deviation from the norm, in that...

Reference: Ilford FP4+ development times from EI 100 to EI 6400

Over the years I've built up a large bank of development times and schemes for many black and white films, old and new; and...

Push processing ILFORD HP5 PLUS from EI 800 to EI 6400

Hi! My name is Daniel and I live in Helsinki, Finland. I “rediscovered” film around 1.5 years ago (at the time of writing) and...

Ilford HP5+ – Amore al primo rullo

Quando EMULSIVE mi ha chiesto di scrivere qualcosa su ilford HP5 plus sono rimasto molto sorpreso e anche un po’ preoccupato: non sono un...

Love at first roll: ILFORD HP5 PLUS – by Massimiliano Acanfora

When EMULSIVE asked to me to write something about ILFORD HP5 PLUS I was very surprised and a little worried. I’m not a technician, I’m...

A paean to Ilford Pan F+ or: There’s something about slow...

Sub 100 ISO films... There's mystique about them; smooth, finely grained, challenging. Something for the true pros and "serious types". They seem to take on...

Black and white film high EI shootout part 2: Kodak Tri-X...

The high EI shootout is back for part two: the pushening. Poorly executed references to the terrible sequel that was Highlander 2 aside, I'm hoping...

Black and white film high EI shootout part 1: Kodak Tri-X...

A few months ago I wrote a post about experimenting with pushing Kodak Tri-X from ISO 800 to 12800. It went down quite well and...

Field notes – ILFORD FP4 PLUS 125

Following on from our recent review, here's a quick reference for Ilford's fine detail, old school contrast monster, FP4+. Here's what they have to say: "For...

Film review: ILFORD FP4 PLUS – 35mm, 120 format and sheet...

If I want to shoot a film with buckets of character and great, deep contrast at a moderate box speed, then more often than not, I'll...